A pregnant woman and her unborn child die after being hit by a car in Northampton

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Six-month pregnant woman and her unborn child die after being hit by a car in Northampton – with 31-year-old driver arrested for crash

  • A 39-year-old pregnant woman and her unborn child were hit by a car in Northampton
  • Medics were unable to save her or her unborn baby after the incident
  • The 31-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death from dangerous driving

A pregnant woman and her unborn child died after being hit by a car in a city center.

Police are appealing to witnesses after the 39-year-old pedestrian, who was six months pregnant, was hit by a black Nissan Pathfinder on the A508 in Northampton on Saturday afternoon.

Northamptonshire police said the incident took place at the intersection of Greyfriars and Horsemarket at 2 p.m., and a 31-year-old man is being held after being arrested on suspicion of causing death from dangerous driving.

Northamptonshire police said the incident took place at the intersection of Greyfriars and Horsemarket (pictured above) at 2pm.

Emergency services were called to the scene and the woman was taken to University Hospital Coventry, but doctors were unable to save her or her unborn baby.

Agents are calling on witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to contact by calling the Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174 615 regarding incident 283 of May 29.

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